The narrative of Colonel David Fanning, (a Tory in the Revolutionary War with Great Britain;) giving an account of his adventures in North Carolina, from 1775 to 1783, as written by himself
Cover-title: Fanning's narrative. North Carolina. 1775-1783
Publisher Richmond, Va., Printed for private distribution only, in the first year of the independnence [!] of the Confederate States of America
Call number Conf q#1
Digitizing sponsor Duke University Libraries
Book contributor Duke University Libraries
Collection dulci; duke_libraries; americana
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Edited by and published at the expense of Thos. H. Wynne, from a copy of the original manuscript. Introduction by John H. Wheeler. There were no other issues besides this one and the one in Sabin's Reprints, 2nd ser. no. 1. Cf. Weeks, Stephen B. Bibl. of the hist. lit. of N.C
Many of the notes are by D.L. Swain
"50 copies 4to. No. 21."--p. [ii]
"Fifty copies printed on thin writing paper, and ten on thicker paper."--Sabin, Bibl. amer., v. 6, no. 23778
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Extra-illustrated by Charles Colcock Jones, Jr., with many portraits, views, maps, and also an ALS from the editor to C. C. Jones, Jr. Richmond, July 24 '70 (2 p.), attached. Inscribed by Charles H. Simonton to Col. Charles C. Jones, Jr., 1869. Inscribed by the editor to Mrs. Anna R. Young, Nov. 1862.
No. 40 of the limited ed.
With bookplate of C.C. Jones, Jr., with motto: Vince malum bono.